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MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES

Memphis Grizzlies forward Yuta Watanabe (right) defends during a game against Brooklyn Nets in Memphis, Tennessee, on Feb. 26.
BASKETBALL / NBA
Mar 5, 2024
Grizzlies' Watanabe sidelined with wrist injury
Watanabe said he felt pain in the wrist of his non-dominant right hand since mid-February.
Yuta Watanabe was traded to the Grizzlies as part of a three-team deal involving the Suns and Nets on Thursday.
BASKETBALL
Feb 9, 2024
Suns trade Yuta Watanabe to Grizzlies in three-team deal
The Phoenix Suns are sending forward Yuta Watanabe to the Memphis Grizzlies in a trade, the two teams said Thursday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Apr 20, 2023
Lakers' Rui Hachimura scores 20 in loss as Grizzlies even series
Rui Hachimura scored 20 points, but the Los Angeles Lakers lost 103-93 against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. Memphis evened the first-round playoff series between the Western Conference foes at 1-1.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Apr 17, 2023
Rui Hachimura scores 29 off bench as Lakers beat Grizzlies in Game 1
Hachimura's 29 points are the most for a Lakers player off the bench since Magic Johnson scored 25 in 1996.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
May 11, 2022
Grizzlies guard Ja Morant doubtful for remainder of postseason
Morant injured the knee in the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the Grizzlies' Western Conference semifinal clash with Golden State on Saturday in a play involving Warriors guard Jordan Poole.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
May 9, 2022
Grizzlies and Warriors prepare for Game 4 with tensions running high
'(Morant is) like Wolverine out there,' Melton said. 'He could be limping one day, the next day be fine. He's a warrior.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Dec 5, 2021
Grizzlies set record in win over Mavericks
Desmond Bane made 12 of 20 shots and added nine rebounds for the Grizzlies, who overcame a depleted lineup to extend their season-high winning streak to four games.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Dec 3, 2021
Grizzlies set NBA record with 73-point win over Thunder
The previous NBA record for largest margin of victory was 68, by Cleveland over Miami, on Dec. 17, 1991.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Aug 19, 2020
Yuta Watanabe has mixed feelings over 2019-20 season
The 25-year-old described the 2019-20 season as a campaign where he grew to a degree.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Feb 11, 2020
Hustle's Yuta Watanabe named to Midseason All-NBA G League team
Yuta Watanabe was selected to the 2019-20 Midseason All-NBA G League's Western Conference team in recognition of his overall performance in the first half of the season, the league announced on Monday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Sep 11, 2019
Yuta Watanabe shifts focus to upcoming NBA season
Just over 14, 15 hours after his return from China, Yuta Watanabe was back at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Wednesday, where the Japan men’s national team had landed on its return from the FIBA World Cup the previous night.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Aug 13, 2019
Wizards slated to begin NBA season at Dallas on Oct. 23
Rookie forward Rui Hachimura and the Washington Wizards are scheduled to play a trio of road games to begin the 2019-20 NBA campaign, it was announced as the league unveiled its regular-season schedule on Monday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jul 26, 2019
Yuta Watanabe encourages youth to pursue basketball dreams
Memphis Grizzlies two-way signing Yuta Watanabe is one of the star players that Japanese children gaze at dreamily.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Apr 24, 2019
Yuta Watanabe not distracted by rising profile in Japan
Yuta Watanabe has certainly become a basketball celebrity in Japan, having become the second-ever player from the country to play in the NBA this season.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / HOOP SCOOP
Apr 18, 2019
Yuta Watanabe makes positive impact as a rookie
Yuta Watanabe's blue-collar work ethic and perpetual desire to improve were defining characteristics of his rookie season.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Mar 29, 2019
Memphis Hustle rookie Yuta Watanabe shines as fill-in point guard
Yuta Watanabe's rookie season provided another memorable chapter on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 31, 2019
Rookie Yuta Watanabe displays potential while playing major minutes in NBA G League
Rookie Yuta Watanabe has exhibited veteran poise throughout his first season as a pro basketball player.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Dec 14, 2018
Rookie forward Yuta Watanabe expected to rejoin Grizzlies for weekend games
Memphis Grizzlies rookie forward Yuta Watanabe, who is progressing through the NBA's concussion protocol, said Thursday he can return to the court this weekend.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Nov 6, 2018
Yuta Watanabe sees major minutes in first two NBA G League games
Yuta Watanabe logged 31 and 32 minutes in the first two games of the Memphis Hustle's NBA G League season.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Oct 28, 2018
Yuta Watanabe makes NBA debut for Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies forward Yuta Watanabe made his NBA regular season debut in a win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday, becoming the first Japanese player to appear in the league since Yuta Tabuse 14 years ago.

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